Catherine Schirck was born on her parent's farm on Yankee Bush Hill, in Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jacob Schirck and his wife Catherine Schuler on June 30 in 1848. She is one year old on the 1850 United States Federal Census for Conewango, Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania, but in reality was probably almost two years old.
1850 United States Federal Census for Conewango Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania: "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4Z7-NJP : accessed 4 February 2016), Catherin Schirck in household of Jacob Schirck, Conewango, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 2386, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Catherine by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Catherine: